Leptomeningeal Surprise

  • Martina Špero


At the beginning of February 2017, a 59-year-old male patient was admitted to the EHD of our hospital due to ataxia, headache with nausea and vomiting, lasting for 7 days. He was not febrile; he did not have any other symptoms like abdominal pain, loss of weight or problems with swallowing. According to anamnestic data, he was taking medications for arterial hypertension. CT of the brain was performed at the admittance: radiologist who was on call reported small oval, mildly hyperdense lesion in the roof of the fourth ventricle surrounded with mild vasogenic oedema, possible expansile, neoplastic process (Fig. 27.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martina Špero
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  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and InterventioClinical Hospital DubravaZagrebCroatia

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